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Syrian Christians prepare for Christmas in Homs

Despite the war, Christians in Homs who were able to return to their neighborhood are preparing Christmas in the ruins of the former "capital" of the Syrian revolution, today largely under regime control. Duration: 01:36 Dec 23, 2014
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Malaysia deports Indonesian workers

Malaysia deports nearly 500 undocumented Indonesian workers, in what analysts say is part of a push to clamp down on illegal labour as the economy starts to slow. Duration: 00:42 Dec 23, 2014
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Railways set to move towards using green energy: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the Railways, being one of the largest consumers of energy, has decided to diversify its energy portfolio and align with the Central Government's policy of using green energy.While inaugurating a 30 kilowatt solar power plant at the Rail Bhawan in New Delhi, Suresh Prabhu said that the government was considering harnessing energy from domestic sources. Dec 23, 2014
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Mallikarjun Kharge on latest trends in Jharkhand and J and K polls

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday hinted the poll trends indicate the unhappiness of people towards the Congress party's coalition partners. With the counting of the votes underway, the latest reports indicate that the BJP and the PDP are running neck to neck in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, the NC seems to have lost ground since the 2008 assembly elections. Dec 23, 2014
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Sajjad Lone wins from Handwara in J and K

Handwara, Dec 23 (ANI): Separatist-turned-mainstream politician Sajjad Lone has won from Handwara in north Kashmir in the state assembly polls. He contested for the first time from Handwara. Lone has revived the People's Conference founded by his father Abdul Gani Lone, who was killed during an election rally in Srinagar in 2002. Dec 23, 2014
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Ranveer Singh bags FHM's Bachelor of the year award!

Mumbai, Dec 23 (ANI): Actor Ranveer Singh has grabbed the FHM's Bachelor of the year award beating eligible hunks like Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Virat Kohli and even Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. FHM, one of leading men's lifestyle magazine in India, announced the winners at an annual award ceremony held in Mumbai recently. On the occasion an elated Ranveer broke into a jig after receiving the award and said, "I am glad actually that they have decided to bestow this honor upon me because I don't know how long will I live as a bachelor so it's good to receive it in good time." Well, with that is Ranveer hinting on wedding bells for him and his gorgeous girlfriend Deepika? Only time will tell!!! Dec 23, 2014
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Latest trend shows BJP getting less than it expected in Jharkhand: Nitish Kumar

Patna, Dec 23 (ANI): Even as latest trends in Jharkhand assembly polls show BJP heading in the state, JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar said that the trends show that the national ruling party is getting less than it expected in the state. Citing the public rallies and advertisement by the BJP, he said that the expectation was full sweep by BJP in the state which did not seem the case. Dec 23, 2014
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A decade on, is Thailand ready for another Tsunami?

Ten years after the deadliest tsunami on record wrought destruction across the Indian Ocean, authorities fear creeping complacency is undermining a hi-tech warning system to prevent human losses happening again. Duration: 02:29 Dec 23, 2014
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Congress open to alliance with PDP in JandK: Ghulam Nabi Azad

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): With assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir throwing up a hung verdict, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said it was 'open' to aligning with PDP in the state to provide a government. Azad said that the party have allied with PDP as well as with National Conference in past and it is clear that PDP will not go with BJP. He said that the Congress will align with any secular force in the state to keep the BJP at bay. He said that it was entirely for the PDP leadership to decide whether they want to go with a communal force like the BJP. Dec 23, 2014
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BJP will form govt in Jharkhand, emerged as relevant party in JandK: Amit Shah - Part 1

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Addressing media persons on JandK and Jharkhand assembly election results, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party workers and people from both states for such performance by the party. He said that the party will form government in Jharkhand and claimed that the BJP has emerged as a relevant party in Jammu and Kashmir. Shah promised good governance in Jharkhand and said that on BJP could change the state's fortunes. Further, the party president also said that all options of alliance and forming government with the support of other parties are open for BJP but the initiative he remained would come from other parties willing to join BJP in either of the states. Dec 23, 2014
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BJP will form govt in Jharkhand, emerged as relevant party in JandK: Amit Shah - Part - 2

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Addressing media persons on JandK and Jharkhand assembly election results, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party workers and people from both states for such performance by the party. He said that the party will form government in Jharkhand and claimed that the BJP has emerged as a relevant party in Jammu and Kashmir. Shah promised good governance in Jharkhand and said that on BJP could change the state's fortunes. Further, the party president also said that all options of alliance and forming government with the support of other parties are open for BJP but the initiative he remained would come from other parties willing to join BJP in either of the states. Dec 23, 2014
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Congress leader G Venkat Swamy passes away after prolonged illness

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Former union minister and senior Congress leader G Venkat Swamy passed away at a private hospital in Hyderabad. Swamy, 85, had been in poor health for some time and was undergoing treatment but on Sunday his condition got worse. Popularly known as 'Kaka', the leader was elected to the assembly of the undivided Andhra Pradesh in 1950 and held several key positions in the government as well in the party. He served in the Indira Gandhi and PV Narasimha Rao Governments and also was Pradesh Congress Chairman for Andhra Pradesh. Swamy was also elected to the state assembly twice and seven times for the Parliament. Venkat Swamy's two sons, Vinod and Vivek are active in politics and in Congress party. Dec 23, 2014